Transfer news and football gossip: Cavani’s father speaks out on Chelsea rumours, PSG name their price for Arsenal target, Bale returning to Tottenham?

talkSPORT.com rounds up all the latest transfer news and football gossip from Thursday’s papers and online…

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Edinson Cavani’s father insists the PSG striker will choose Atletico Madrid over Chelsea if a deal can be struck. He said: “There are lots of other clubs but when you give your word to a team, you respect it. If tomorrow, if he is available and Atletico still want him, I think he will sign.” (Guardian)

Paris Saint-Germain have named their price for Arsenal target Layvin Kurzawa. The 27-year-old is out of contract in the summer and the French club want £4.2million for the defender. (Telegraph)

Tottenham have concerns over the structure of any deal which would see Gareth Bale return to the club, although Real Madrid are open to discussions. Paddy Power suspended better on the Welshman returning to north London on Tuesday following a flurry of bets. (Telegraph)

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Gareth Bale appears to be unsettled in Madrid
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Manchester United’s move for Bruno Fernandes has COLLAPSED. Sporting want £68million for the 25-year-old Portuguese midfielder and United have fallen well short by standing firm with their £42.5m offer. (The Sun)

Valencia are preparing a move to sign Dani Ceballos. The Real Madrid man is on a season-long loan at Arsenal but is understood to want an early exit this month having rarely featured in recent months. Gunners boss Mikel Arteta is thought to be willing to let the midfielder go back to his parent club. (Marca)

talkSPORT’s very own Julien Laurens believes Paris Saint-Germain talisman Kylian Mbappe would consider an offer from Liverpool ‘every single day of the week’. Laurens said: “It’s pretty simple, if Liverpool can pay the €300m or maybe €350m with the bonuses, and put that on the table – which is what PSG will ask anyone to sign Mbappe – he will consider that offer every single day of the week” – FULL STORY

Manchester United have reportedly opted against making a move for former striker Carlos Tevez in this transfer window. The 35-year-old had been linked with a sensational return to Old Trafford, where he spent two years with the Red Devils under Sir Alex Ferguson between 2007 and 2009. (Express)

Real Sociedad striker Willian Jose is travelling to London for a medical ahead of a move to Tottenham. The Brazilian striker reportedly has a release clause of £60million, which Spurs won’t have to pay if they reach an agreement with the La Liga side. Spanish outlet AS claims the 28-year-old will head to England to complete the switch as Tottenham try to conclude their search for Harry Kane’s replacement. – FULL STORY

Jermaine Pennant has described 16-year-old Birmingham City sensation Jude Bellingham as a ‘fantastic talent’ – but has urged the youngster to reject a move to Manchester United. The teen has been linked with a stunning move away from the Blues, with United reportedly willing to pay over £30million to sign him, while Barcelona are also said to be keeping a close eye on him. – FULL STORY

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